Vina Chocalan Origen Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon Maipo 2018

Producer: VINA CHOCALAN S.A.
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Vintage: 2018
Production Area: Vineyards are located off the coastal area of Maipo Valley, near the Maipo River. The soils are Piedmont soils of the coastal mountain range: granite origin and clay, loamy texture. The climate is temperate, Mediterranean, with morning mist and strong maritime influence due to the proximity of the Pacific Ocean and the Maipo River.
Type: Red Table Wine
Alcohol: 14.5%
Sugar: 2 g/lg/l
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon-85, Carmenere-10, Petit Verdot-5
Color: Deep, cherry red colour.
Aroma: Spicy and fruity characters, notes of cassis, cedar, smoke, chocolate and hazelnuts with red fruits and plus.
Taste: Good balance, structure and concentration. Fresh and juicy with toasted and fruity notes of ripe and and present tannins which give it persistence and a long finish.
Food Matching: Serve with emmental or brie, meat pies, red meats or traditional empanadas.
Vinification: The grapes were hand-harvested during the second week of April. Cold maceration for 7 days in stainless steel tanks followed by fermentation. After fermentation concludes, the wine stays in contact with the skins for 7-10 days.
Aging: 80% of the wine is aged in French oak for 8-10 months.